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Christina Hagerty

Cereal Pathology

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My lab is focused on serving the producers and stakeholders of high quality Oregon wheat. Our goal is to conduct relevant, practical, and applied research on the biology and control of soil-borne plant-pathogenic fungi and nematodes that limit yields of dryland wheat production in the Inland Pacific Northwest. Please visit my website to find a selected list of current collaborations. Education:  July 2016 – Oregon State University, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Corvallis, OR; PhD, Cereal Pathology March 2013 – Oregon State University, Dept. of Horticulture, Corvallis, OR; Master of Science, Vegetable Breeding and Genetics                                                                    June 2010 – Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA; Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, Minor in Biology Link of Interest: Cereal Pathology

Content by Christina Hagerty

Eyespot of Wheat: How to identify and control this common fungal disease

Eyespot is a fungal disease that causes losses of up to 50 percent in winter wheat fields. The disease is also called strawbreaker foot rot. Learn the steps you can take to keep eyespot of wheat from infecting fields, and to limit its spread.

Christina Hagerty, Duncan Kroese | Mar 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Agronomic Zones of the Dryland Pacific Northwest

With an annual wheat harvest valued at $2.1 billion, producers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington know the value of farming practices adapted to each region, county, and field. Researchers mapped precipitation, soil depth, and ...

Christina Hagerty, Don Wysocki | Mar 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Field Guide for Diagnosing Common Wheat Maladies of the Pacific Northwest

This field guide provides an overview of basic plant pathology concepts that are relevant to disease identification in wheat. It introduces tools to help distinguish between biotic and abiotic injuries, and discusses patterns of ...

Christina Hagerty, Richard Smiley | Sep 2017 | OSU Extension Catalog

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